Nissan Interstar MOT Results

Registered in 2008
54.8% pass rate
from 157 tests in 2020
(1.5% better than other 2008 vans)
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2008 vans and highlighted areas where the Nissan Interstar is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Brakes (39% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 18% fail on Brake performance (90% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 18% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (180% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 18% fail on Rbt (sp) (180% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 6.4% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 6.4% fail on Rbt (140% worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 5.7% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 0.64% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance (34% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (33% better than other 2008 vans)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance (16% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.64% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.64% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.64% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 5.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (9.0% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (26% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (27% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums (22% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (21% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Flexible brake hoses (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (9.1% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system (4.2% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.64% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.64% fail on Brake fluid
  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (6.7% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 8.3% fail on Stop lamp (24% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators (12% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type (12% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 3.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (61% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (40% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps (29% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp (25% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (34% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (28% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Hazard warning (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (25% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (25% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (24% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.64% fail on Switch
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps (170% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Position lamp (190% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment (20% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Horn (9.6% worse than other 2008 vans)
  • 10% fail on Steering (82% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 5.1% fail on Steering gear (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Operation
    • 3.2% fail on Steering linkage components (26% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end (68% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Drag link end
    • 2.5% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Operation (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Rams
      • 0.64% fail on Other components
  • 10% fail on Visibility (11% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers (30% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Washers (5.8% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on View to rear (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.64% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.64% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.3% fail on Suspension (55% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms (36% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint (21% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (10% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings (44% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Springs (69% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Leaf springs (31% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.64% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.64% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component (90% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.64% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 7.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (130% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Seat belts (73% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
  • 6.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (30% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 5.1% fail on Transmission (38% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Drive shafts (43% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 4.5% fail on Joints (45% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.64% fail on Joints
    • 0.64% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.64% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.64% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.64% fail on Body
      • 0.64% fail on Other body component
    • 0.64% fail on Doors
      • 0.64% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.64% fail on Door condition
    • 0.64% fail on Undertray
  • 4.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (31% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (36% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Compression ignition (45% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (19% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (27% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Spark ignition (13% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (1.8% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.64% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.64% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres (60% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth (68% better than other 2008 vans)
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle (67% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates (67% worse than other 2008 vans)